Joel Bergman, LMHC, CAP

Joel Bergman, LMHC, CAP

Clinical Director

Joel is a person in long term recovery, serving as Clinical Director for 7 Summit Pathways. He has worked in the field of addiction for the past 20 years and is a Certified Addiction Professional and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida. Joel received his Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College in Tampa and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Human Services Administration at NOVA Southeastern University.

Joel served as the Clinical Manager for Big Bear Behavioral Health in Hillsborough, Sarasota, and Manatee counties. In addition to working for established agencies such as ACTS in Florida where he held the role of clinical director of their residential programs. Prior, Joel worked at St. Peter’s Addiction Recovery Center in New York as Assistant Operational Manager.

For Joel, treatment and recovery run in the family. Alongside his wife, he has managed their own treatment agency – Step By Step Recovery – together running a Transitional Living Program and facilitates interventions for families and friends of addicts. Joel has provided training’s to addiction and recovery professionals in both New York and Florida.